News Release City of Irvine, Public Information Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, PRESS RELEASE #13-04-01
Taking simple steps today can go a long way in keeping you and your family safe
IRVINE, CA (April 1, 2013): April is Earthquake Preparedness Month and the City of Irvine would like to remind residents and businesses about the importance of being prepared. Taking simple steps today can go a long way in keeping you and your family safe.
Start by assembling a supply kit that is tailored to your family’s needs; develop a plan of action for meeting up with and communicating with family members; register your home and cell phones with the City’s iAlert system to receive emergency alerts and information; listen to 1640AM during an emergency for live updates, follow the City on Twitter and Facebook; and take a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) course offered by the City.
For more information and to sign up for iAlert, visit cityofirvine.org/prepare. To follow us on Facebook and Twitter, visit facebook.com/cityofirvine and twitter.com/city_of_irvine.
Since its incorporation in 1971, Irvine has become a nationally recognized city, with a population of 223,729, spans 66 square miles and is recognized as one of America’s safest and most successful master-planned urban communities. Top-rated educational institutions, an enterprising business atmosphere, sound environmental stewardship, and respect for diversity all contribute to Irvine’s enviable quality of life. This family-friendly city features more than 16,000 acres of parks, sports fields and dedicated open space and is the home of the Orange County Great Park – the first great metropolitan park of the 21st century. For more information, please visit cityofirvine.org.
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